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  • Alex Adams
    Evansville, IN18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was our very first time in Orlando and the staff made us feel very welcome and answered all questions that I may had
    The Wax Museum was very nice,clean and inviting
    I would most definitely do this experience again
    Written December 26, 2023
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  • Cyndi G
    Heathrow, FL6 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best part was the actress. The rest was average. Too expensive for what you get and pictures were too expensive. Iceberg was interesting for kids from Florida but run of the hill for northerners
    Written June 19, 2024
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  • Foxy B
    Tampa, FL2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    My children had a wonderful time at this place! Yailin was fantastic at creating wax hands for the kids, displaying great patience and friendliness. The customer service was top-notch, making our visit enjoyable. We can't wait to return in the future for more fun experiences!
    Written June 8, 2024
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  • Lukey
    Hafnarfjordur, Iceland545 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were there 3 hours with our four year old and more or less had to drag her away.

    The ‘kids’ floor was really engaging for her. So much interactivity, and everything was clean and worked as intended. On top of that I loved how ‘alive’ the centre felt, with different daily talks and events, as well as staff members just dotted around with little activities for the guests to come and interact with at their leisure.

    Honestly, one of the best of these places I’ve been to and I’m only knocking it a star cause I imagine older kids (although there is lots to see don’t get me wrong), may not get the same experience from it.

    But if you have a kid up to 8 or so years old this is a no brainer. Also if anyone from the science centre reads this, you’re doing a great job!
    Written May 21, 2024
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  • David M
    Ipswich, UK154 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great museum and we had a lot of fun looking at what was on offer, the staff were great and even helped us get some amazing pictures.
    The different types of optical illusions shown were really fun to see. The ability to take photos in these various illusions is a nice touch and was unexpected.

    A couple of minor downsides, in my opinion it's a little pricey for the amount of time you spend in the museum as it's not a massive place, I really wish there would have been more to the experience as what is there is really good.

    The museum was far too hot and overcrowded, seemed a little pointless having an entry time when so many people are already inside, this just caused for longer wait times at most of the exhibits and for some people to cut the lines to experience these.

    That being said, it really was a great place to experience and I would recommend for anyone who is in the area and never visited before.
    Written November 22, 2023
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  • zonapellucida
    Kissimmee, FL30 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you are looking to understand thousands of years of history in Central FL, this place provides just that. The top floor covers the indigenous populations; history of the "settlers" and their use of the land is explained as you head down. Once a court house, there is one courtroom still intact.
    Written April 5, 2024
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  • coolmammaa
    1,676 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Comparing to other museums I ve been, $20 is too expensive for its size and content
    Not all the spaces are filled and feels a little vague/ empty
    Written March 3, 2024
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  • Holly K
    Celebration, FL690 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Free parking adjacent to the museum and directly across the street from the Orlando Art museum and the science center is the Mennello Museum of American Art.

    This morning they had yoga from 10:30-12:30 in the sculpture garden. And they had free family fun day. Look up their calendar of events, seems packed full!

    The museum displays paintings/sculptures + contains at its core a permanent collection of paintings by Earl Cunningham (1893–1977). The Cunningham collection was donated by Marilyn + Michael Mennello of Winter Park, Florida. Other exhibitions show works of traditional/contemporary American artists.

    To know a bit more about Earl Cunningham (1893–1977). He was a twentieth-century American folk artist. He was a self-taught artist who painted mostly landscapes of the East coast. He used vivid colors, flat perspective, and a few recurrent themes. He does not seem to care if his perspective was off or that he has flamingos in a Northern climate (I think I saw them in a painting that was either in MA or MI).

    Cunningham was born in ME and moved to FL.
    His art has received many awards and is displayed throughout many fine galleries. They also have a documentary that plays in the gallery.

    Take time to see the other temporary works and the sculpture garden.
    Written December 14, 2023
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  • TravelingSoccerLoon
    Saint Paul, MN5,221 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice to experience in the late afternoon when the legs are getting tired or if it is hot outside. Interesting film telling the Walt Disney story from beginnings as a cartoonist to watching his dreams unfold with the opening of Disneyland and later Walt Disney World.
    Written February 7, 2024
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  • Russ1225
    146 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    the museum is terrific with all kinds of equipment and apparatus that always amazes me how early fire departments were able to fight fire with this equipment.
    Written February 6, 2020
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  • Lynsey S
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a great story brought to life by the amazing work of artist Ivan Clarke. This was fun for the whole family and the underwater ball pit scene was a big hit!
    Written April 17, 2024
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  • Dianna M
    South Amboy, NJ1,027 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We decided to do a road trip to explore outdoor Orlando. After driving and exploring downtown Orlando. We came across Loch Haven park. What a beautiful area to stroll around. Artists statue seen all around the park. Set a beautiful view of the lake. This park is situated between several museums such as Orlando Science Center. Definitely would recommend.
    Written March 26, 2022
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  • KaluW
    Sarasota, FL209 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great location across the street from the Dr Phillips Center, City Hall and a block from the entertainment part of Downtown. The Lobby is small, but the rooms that are mostly renovated by now are beautifully furnished. Our objective was to try their Sunday Jazz Brunch and take in a little downtown life. The brunch was worth the price, albeit on the high end I think they take care of hotel guests when seating...
    Written November 27, 2023
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  • vicky
    Scarborough, UK162 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    As a lover of all cars I found this place totally amazing. So many cars through all decades and country’s. Bikes, military absolutely fascinating. We came out half way round for lunch then went back in to finish. We were about 5 hours in total. If you like cars then this place is a must 5 **** and more.
    Don’t miss the James Bond collection which is across the hallway
    Written May 9, 2024
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  • citeegurl
    New York City, NY14 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a small, independent museum with a beautiful history - registered as a national historic landmark. Katrice walked us through and explained the building's history as well as the area's - which are both contribute significantly to Orlando's overall history. It was $5 to enter and the walking tour lasted about 10minutes with a 10minute video following. Well worth it and would definitely recommend to those who are interested in African-American culture and history.
    Written January 26, 2020
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